1. The Heisman Watch: Week One

    Following each weekend of college football goodness, I will be ranking and critiquing the five most worthy Heisman contenders from the past weekend...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 5 years ago 648 reads 4 comments

  2. Lane Kiffin: Positive or Negative Effect on College Football

    Hate him if you want, but the man is producing results. Newly-minted Tennessee Volunteer head football coach Lane Kiffin has made splashes since the day he was hired. Heck, he was making splashes before he was hired with his chummy pal Al Davis...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about 5 years ago 1,067 reads 8 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Traded For Albert Pujols? Say What? (HUMOR)

    Imagine waking up tomorrow and the front page of ESPN.com flashed "Pujols traded for Bryant", or "Lebron swapped for Peyton Manning". If you get those annoying "Breaking News" texts from CNN...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about 5 years ago 962 reads 6 comments

  4. NBA Free Agency 2009: Best and Worst Moves

    The NBA this off-season has been filled with an obscene amount of star players changing teams, being traded and being released...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about 5 years ago 1,223 reads 9 comments

  5. Creative Ideas for Memphis' and Arizona's Head Coaching Vacancies

    As the Final Four tips off today in Detroit, there are currently two very high profile college basketball coaching vacancies. Arizona was recently turned down by USC's Tim Floyd, while Memphis is currently playing their cards close to the vest...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 5 years ago 966 reads 16 comments

  6. Why Arizona Absolutely Deserved To Get in, and Tough Luck for St. Mary's

    As soon as I walked into work Monday, I started hearing the comments. "St. Mary's got the shaft!" "All the little schools got a raw deal...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 5 years ago 490 reads 2 comments

  7. Top 10 Moments in College Football This Season

    While this season won't go down as the best in recent memory, 2008 has certainly had its moments for college football fans. From the demise of Tennessee and Clemson, to the rise of Texas Tech and Alabama, 2008 has had it all...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 5 years ago 366 reads 1 comments

  8. What USC's Loss Means for the Rest of College Football

    If you woke up this morning and were shocked to see that Oregon State, yes Oregon State (2-2), upset the mighty USC Trojans, you are not alone. Shockingly though, I think this loss will be blown out of proportion...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 6 years ago 844 reads 5 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2009: Players to Watch

    With the 2008 NBA Draft a short six weeks away, let's take a look at some potential 2009 entrees and the impact they may have in the NBA. 1...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 6,273 reads 1 comments

  10. NFL Draft: 3 QBs With Upsides Come off Board in 5th Round

    A couple of quarterbacks selected today could be surprisingly solid additions to their respective ball clubs. Here's a look at several notable QBs selected on the draft's second day. New York Jets - Erik Ainge, QB, Tennessee Sr...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,025 reads 1 comments

  11. Can The Orlando Magic Get to the NBA Finals?

    Pictured above are the two fellas I think will be squaring off for a chance to represent the East in the NBA Finals. That's right, I'm calling for a Boston upset in Round 2...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,108 reads 6 comments

  12. 2008 NFL Draft Trade Predictions: Tom Brady Will Be Traded

    With the 2008 NFL Draft only days away, I foresee multiple trades going down in the days leading up to the draft. The Miami Dolphins may think they are being suspenseful, but I can do one better...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 6,431 reads 5 comments

  13. Should He Stay or Should He Go: The Saga of Chris Douglas-Roberts

    While some people probably aren't surprised at the recent news of Chris Douglas-Roberts entering the NBA draft, he would be wise to reconsider. I personally think he was the best player in college basketball this past season...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,999 reads 15 comments

  14. College Basketball End-of-Season Awards

    As the 2007-2008 college basketball season winds down, it's time for Mark Scacewater's postseason awards ceremony.....

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,351 reads 1 comments

  15. College Football BCS Bowl Predictions Heading Into Final Week

    Chase Daniel put up monumental numbers on Saturday night, going 40-49 while shredding apart KU's defense like frosted mini wheats...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 6 years ago 1,447 reads 5 comments

  16. BCS Controversy? Maybe Not...: Updated Bowl Projections

    This is how I see the bowl season shaking out. I've included each team's projected BCS ranking at the end of the season.-08 Bowl ProjectionsBowl(Matchup)PredictionPredictionAllstate BCS Championship Game(BCS No...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,238 reads 5 comments

  17. College FB Power Rankings: Oregon Remains On Top

    The streaking Oregon Ducks remain No. 1 in my latest power rankings, with LSU, Mizzou, Oklahoma, and Kansas rounding out the Top Five. I'm hoping now that we, as a group of fans and journalists, can finally agree on the same Top Five...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 4,351 reads 26 comments

  18. Ohio State Upset by Illinois, Which Makes Me Say O-V-E-R-R-A-T-E-D

    To all my loyal readers and haters on BR, I just need to nicely say, "I told you so." All season, I have pumped up Oregon—and anyone other than Ohio State—for the national title game...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,057 reads 7 comments

  19. Bowl Projections: Oregon to Battle Oklahoma for the Title

    BR columnist Mark Scacewater has examined all the contingencies for this year's bowl season, and compiles his projections and predictions below. 2007-08 Bowl ProjectionsBowl(Matchup)PredictionPredictionAllstate BCS Championship Game(BCS No...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,335 reads 11 comments

  20. Postgame Tailgaiting: Why Oregon is the Best Team in the Land

    I read Robert H.'s article on how LSU could and should be number one. As I read it, I thought...1. what IF Cameron Colvin had made the end zone against Cal, and Oregon pushed the game to OT...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,190 reads 2 comments

  21. Patriots Running Up the Score? Hogwash!! Grow Up You Wimps!

    How can anyone seriously fault or criticize the Patriots for scoring 52 points Sunday? They played BOTH backup quarterback's. When are people going to realize they are simply THAT good?Not to mention, this is the NFL last time I checked...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,419 reads 5 comments

  22. Updated College FB Power Rankings: October 29

    While the Top 5 BCS rankings remained the same after an exciting week of college football, teams were flying around my Power Rankings like crazy.Although I still think Oregon is No...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,277 reads 0 comments

  23. Mark Richt: Tactical Genius

    After Georgia's stunning 42-30 victory over Florida, there's no denying that Mark Richt is a genius. Those who call him classless and sad have it all wrong. College sports are about the excitement, the momentum, and, most importantly, the team...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 809 reads 1 comments

  24. BCS Bowl Predictions: LSU to Battle Oregon for Title

    While neither LSU nor Oregon will be ranked in the top two of the new AP poll today, don't discount the notion that these two powerhouse teams will battle for the BCS championship in January...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 5,573 reads 9 comments

  25. Heisman Race: Andre' Woodson Leads the Field

    If the ceremony were tonight, my invite list would look this:5. Jonathan Stewart, Oregon, RB, JRSaturday: 32 carries, 251 yards, 2 TDsSeason: 131 carries, 940 yards, 7 TDsGoing into the UW game, Stewart was the second-leading rusher in the Pac-10...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 7 years ago 1,635 reads 11 comments